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Graduates reminded to claim Seanad vote

SENATOR Alice-Mary Higgins encourages all NUI graduates, including Shannon College of Hotel Management and Burren College of Art, to claim their vote in Seanad Éireann elections, before the registration deadline. All NUI graduates who are Irish citizens are entitled to vote in Seanad Éireann elections. However, they must first claim their vote by downloading the voter registration form from NUI or phoning to request a form. Completed forms must be scanned and returned by next Monday, February 26. NUI graduates who are living overseas are entitled to claim their vote and can vote in future Seanad elections from abroad through a postal vote. Independent Senator Alice-Mary Higgins, who was elected to the NUI panel in Seanad Éireann in 2016, said, “On the centenary of Irish women winning the right to vote, I will continue to work for equality and democracy. I am committed to pressing for Seanad reform so that all Irish citizens will be entitled to vote in future …

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eircom’s recruitment deadline looms

eircom’s Apprentice and Graduate scheme, which will create in the region of 375 jobs over the next five years, closes for applicants on Friday. The initiative is part of a €18 million investment by eircom, aimed at enhancing the company’s skills’ base and building an innovative, national communications network across Ireland. This is the first large scale sustained recruitment programme by the company in almost 30 years. Sixty apprentices, of Leaving Certificte qualifications, will be recruited each year, while 15 honours graduates will be taken on each year. Following the successful completion of the training programmes, top performers in both programmes will be offered full-time roles with eircom.

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